Social Science Class-10 Geography: Agriculture Question Bank Part – 8

111. White revolution involves improvement in the production of which of the following products?

(a) Cotton
(b) Wheat
(c) Maize or corn
(d) Milk

112. Which type of farming has the use of higher doses of modern inputs like HYV seeds, chemical

fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides?

(a) Primitive subsistence
(b) Plantation
(c) Extensive
(d) Commercial

113. India is the second largest producer of sugarcane only after-

(a) China
(b) USA
(c) Brazil
(d) Mexico

114. The oil seed in India grown in both Rabi and Kharif season is-

(a) Ground nut
(b) Coconut
(c) Castor seeds
(d) Mustard

115. Ragi is very rich in:

(a) Zinc
(b) Iodine
(c) Iron
(d) Phosphorous

116. Choose the correctly matched pair about the major crops of India from the following options:

(a) Millets – North eastern part of the country
(b) Wheat – North western part of the country
(c) Pulses – South western part of the country
(d) Rice – South eastern part of the country

117. Fill in the blank: Agriculture contributes __________ to the national income of India.

(a) 33%
(b) 22%
(c) 40%
(d) none of these

118. Choose the correctly matched pair about the main crop growing states of India from the

following options:

(a) Cotton – Meghalaya
(b) Rubber – Garo hills of Meghalaya
(c) Fibre Crops – UP
(d) Jute – Nicobar islands

119. Fill in the blank: Moong : Kharif , ______ : Rabi , watermelons : Zaid

(a) Jute
(b) Jowar
(c) Wheat
(d) Soyabean

120. Fill in the blank: Jute : Odisha, Cotton : __________, Rubber : Garo hills of Meghalaya

(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) West Bengal
(c) Meghalaya
(d) all the above

121. Choose the correctly matched pair about the agriculture pattern of India from the following


(a) Primitive subsistence agriculture – Dao and digging sticks
(b) Slash and burn agriculture – cotton and tobacco
(c) Intensive Subsistence agriculture – felled and burned vegetation
(d) Commercial farming – hoe

122. Fill in the blank:______________ farming is practised on small patches of land with the help of primitive tools

like hoe, dao and digging sticks and family/community.

(a) Commercial
(b) Intensive Subsistence
(c) both (a) and (b)
(d) Primitive Subsistence

123. Fill in the blank: Jowar – Karnataka, bajra – Uttar Pradesh, maize – ____________

(a) Bihar
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Haryana
(d) Odisha

124. The commercial crop of Punjab and Haryana is

(a) rice
(b) sugarcane
(c) cotton
(d) wheat

125. By what name is Jhumming known as in the Himalayan belt?

(a) Milpa
(b) khil
(c) Kuruwa
(d) Penda

126. Which out of the following is a plantation crop?

(a) Jute
(b) Sugarcane
(c) Cotton
(d) Muskmelon

127. Which of the following is not used in ‘subsistence farming’?

(a) Hoe
(b) Digging sticks
(c) Thresher

128. What is ‘Milpa’?

(a) A type of agriculture
(b) type of animal
(c) A type of tribe

129. The crops grown with the onset of monsoon.

(a) Rabi
(b) Kharif
(c) Zaid

130. Which one of the following rights has led to fragmentation of landholding size?

(a) Right to succession
(b) Right to information
(c) Right to inheritance
(d) Right to land ceiling

131. Cultivation of fruits and vegetables is called:

(a) Floriculture
(b) Sericulture
(c) Horticulture
(d) Agriculture

132. About 90% of Rubber demand is met by

(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Maharashtra



111. (d)

112. (d)

113. (c)

114. (c)

115. (c)

116. (b)

117. (d)

118. (c)

119. (c)

120. (a)

121. (a)

122. (d)

123. (b)

124. (a)

125. (c)

126. (b)

127. (c)

128. (a)

129. (b)

130. (c)

131. (c)

132. (a)


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